Tongariro Alpine Crossing Let our expert and knowledgable hiking guide reveal the secrets that make the Tongariro Alpine Crossing so popular. Tongariro Lodge guides are highly qualified and knowledgable. All have indepth local knowledge in respect to current track and weather conditions, the best scenic spots and recommending the very best experience for you. All guides have First Aid and safety qualifications. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is known as New Zealand’s best one day walk, and each year, more than 100,000 people experience this spectacular trek. Heli-Hiking and guided Walks Enjoy private access to some of the best scenery in New Zealand helicopter in and walk out options available.